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How editing Wikipedia & a fictional Martian constitutional convention influenced the Consensus government in my novel(s)-to-be. Yep, & consensus would be a better way to run our own world too, yep. Continue reading
One tool for inventing an imaginary story universe in science fiction is extrapolating from the present into the future. Granting corporations lots of extra power as the Supreme Court did recently is very good for my worldbuilding. But is very bad for the world I actually live in.
Commentary from Stephen Colbert & Rachel Maddow on the disastrous Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FED — & my own observations on how the Republican Party has become just as psychopathic as corporations.
Sign the Motion to Amend: part of the Campaign to Legalize Democracy’s campaign to amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish corporate personhood. It’s time to take democracy back.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission had granted the fake-persons known as corporations vast new powers of “free speech” by which to further corrupt American democracy.
The news that greeted me this morning: the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 activist decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which further extended the legal fiction that corporations are “persons” by granting their extremely deep special interest pockets pretty … Continue reading